Adam Goldberg

I am a driven and motivated young entrepreneur with a passion for technology and application software. I have acquired a wealth of knowledge and experience through university and past work which has resulted in rare combination of quantitative skills and creative insights.

Education

University of New South Wales, BA Engineering (Masters in Software)

2014 - 2018

Weighted Average Mark (WAM): 73/100
Free elective subjects: Physics (79/100), Micro Economics (85/100), Politics of the Welfare state (75/100)
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University of Edinburgh, 1 year

2016 - 2017

Participating in an international exchange program where I will be continuing my studies in Edinburgh for one year

Moriah War Memorial College, Sydney

2000 - 2013

94.05 ATAR: Extension 1 History, Modern History, Extension 1 Mathematics, Business Studies and English

Experience

  • November 2016 - January 2017

    Junior Software Internship, Co&Co

    Part time front-end web developer at Co&Co, a start-up run by graduate Edinburgh University students.

  • May 2016 – August 2017

    Junior Software Internship, Seatfrog

    Junior Android developer at seatfrog – a mobile first, customer centric auction platform for airplane ticket upgrades on the day of departure.

  • 2016

    Member, University of Edinburgh Novice Rowing Team

    Participated and competed in the Rowing team as part of my exchange program at Edinburgh University.

  • 2016

    Governing board member, University of Edinburgh Trading Society

    Teaching Forex Speculation and commodities trading as a governing member of the Edinburgh University Trading Soc. (EUTS)

  • Feb 2015 - Mar 2016

    Teacher - Code Camp

    Head teacher at Codecamp, teaching students drag-and-drop game design with Stencyl.

  • Aug 2016

    Scholarship Internship offer, Co-op UNSW

    Offered a 6-month scholarship placement at Proveca as part UNSW Co-op program. The Scholarship had to be rejected on account for participating at the concurrent exchange program at the University of Edinburgh.

  • 2014

    Founder, Spot-on game

    Created and co-developer of Spot-On, an arcade style iPhone game released in December 2014

About Me

Personal Skills

  • Communicative and personable
  • Leadership
  • Creative thinking
  • Ambitious
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Innovative
  • Attentive to detail

Summary

I like to think as myself as someone who can learn and lead. I've aquired these personal skills over years of self development, heeding advice and adaptation.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Hackathons
  • Science, Technology and AI
  • Soccer
  • Programming
  • History, Arts and theatre
  • Guitar
  • Rowing
  • Scuba diving

Summary

It's clear that I like what I do but beyond programming there is a whole other side of Adam. From competitive sports to the arts, I love having a taste of it all.

International Community Service

  • AVIV: five months volunteering and touring program in Israel
  • Race-2-Paris: raised 900 pounds for Parkinsonsuk in a hitch hiking race from Edinburgh to Paris

Summary

Helping communities abroad is just as important as helping my local one.

Local Community Service

  • Big Brother Big Sister: Partnering up with a disadvantaged youth from the community to be his 'big brother'
  • Friendship Circle: Community service program supporting mentally handicapped children
  • Camp Sababa: 3-day camp for mentally handicapped children

Summary

I've always considered community service as deeply ingrained fundamental duty.

Programming skills

Java, C, Git
 
Android, IOS
 
Haskell, Prolog
 
Python, SQL, Sketch 3
 
JavaScript
 
HTML, CSS
 

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